Mesa, AZ – Man Killed in Bus Accident at University Dr & Higley Rd
Mesa, AZ (January 22, 2020) – Police say a driver is dead after an accident with a Valley Metro bus on Wednesday night.
Emergency crews were called to the scene near University Drive and Higley Road around 6:30 p.m. Mesa fire rescue units say that University between Greenfield and Higley roads was shut down while crews worked to clear the scene and investigate the accident.
Fire crews say the bus driver was transported to the hospital in stable condition, but the deceased driver is not being identified at this time.
The accident remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Injurious Bus Collisions in Arizona
There were almost 12,500 truck and bus accidents across Arizona in 2012, 97 of which resulted in deaths. Almost 3,000 of these accidents with large vehicles ended in at least one fatality, making this type of collision one of the most serious and dangerous threats that motorists encounter on the road.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in one of these accidents, it is a good idea to speak with an accident attorney about your options moving forward.
At ELG Law, our attorneys have years of experience in helping victims and families in need after crashes that occur through no fault of their own. If you’ve been affected by a serious injury crash, you deserve reimbursement for lost wages, medical bills, emotional trauma, and more. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at (623) 562-3838. Our compassionate, skilled injury attorneys are ready to help you safeguard your legal rights today.
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